Torrance Unified School District

  • 2335 PLACEAZA DEL AMO
  • TORRANCE, CA 90509
  • (310) 972-6500
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate95.1%71.2%
Dropout Rate0.9%5.0%
Per Pupil Spending$8,040$9,292
Students Per Teacher23.420.8
Number of Schools31-
Number of Students24,758-
Number of (FTE) Teachers1,057-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment24,75823.4
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students1,699
1st Grade Students1,602
2nd Grade Students1,564
3rd Grade Students1,624
4th Grade Students1,636
5th Grade Students1,738
6th Grade Students1,887
7th Grade Students1,892
8th Grade Students1,921
9th Grade Students2,203
10th Grade Students2,179
11th Grade Students2,319
12th Grade Students2,221
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native141
Asian or Pacific Islander8,661
Hispanic4,957
Black (Non-Hispanic)956
White (Non-Hispanic)8,005
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male12,631
Female11,854

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers1,05723.4
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers82-
Elementary Teachers622-
Secondary Teachers348-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes4-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides157
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors3
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors43
Elementary23
Secondary21
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians3
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff824
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators8
LEA Administrative Support Staff57
School Administrators48
School Administrative Support Staff108
Student Support Services56
Other Support Services Staff548

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$234,236,000-
Total Local Revenues$60,019,00025.6%
Property Tax$47,007,00020.1%
Other School Systems$202,0000.09%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$627,0000.3%
Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents$3,0000.00%
School Lunch$4,521,0001.9%
Other Sales and Services$595,0000.3%
Rents and Royalties$1,080,0000.5%
Interest Earnings$2,039,0000.9%
Miscellaneous$3,945,0001.7%
Total State Revenues$163,676,00069.9%
General Formula Assistance$102,120,00043.6%
Staff Improvement Programs$2,128,0000.9%
Special Education Programs$12,618,0005.4%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$3,206,0001.4%
Gifted and Talented Programs$232,0000.10%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$27,0000.01%
Transportation Programs$1,530,0000.7%
Other Programs$36,235,00015.5%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$5,580,0002.4%
Total Federal Revenues$10,541,0004.5%
Through State - Title I$1,793,0000.8%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$4,497,0001.9%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$483,0000.2%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$100,0000.04%
Through State - Title V, Part A$13,0000.01%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$106,0000.05%
Through State - Bilingual Education$283,0000.1%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$1,587,0000.7%
Through State - Other$1,679,0000.7%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$200,779,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$136,083,00067.8%
Total Support Services Expenditures$58,248,00029.0%
Student Support$7,862,0003.4%
Instructional Staff Support$5,862,0002.5%
General Administration Support$1,162,0000.5%
School Administration Support$11,797,0005.0%
Operation and Maintenance Support$15,955,0006.8%
Student Transportation Support$5,151,0002.2%
Other Support Services$10,459,0004.5%
Total Other Expenditures$6,448,0003.2%
Food Services$5,858,0002.5%
Enterprise Operations$590,0000.3%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 95.1%
Total Diploma Count 2,085
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12820.9%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Torrance Unified School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 31
  • Students: 24,758
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 1,057
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ANZA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
21400 Ellinwood Dr
Torrance, CA
Public | KG-5
613 21.5

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ARLINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
17800 Van Ness Ave
Torrance, CA
Public | KG-5
587 22.6

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BERT M. LYNN MIDDLE SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2006
5038 Halison St
Torrance, CA
Public | 6-8
785 30.2

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CALLE MAYOR MIDDLE SCHOOL
4800 Calle Mayor
Torrance, CA
Public | 6-8
832 27.3

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CASIMIR MIDDLE SCHOOL
17220 Casimir Ave
Torrance, CA
Public | 6-8
675 28.5

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EDISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3800 182nd St
Torrance, CA
Public | KG-5
586 21.2

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EDWARD J. RICHARDSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
23751 Nancy Lee Ln
Torrance, CA
Public | 6-8
714 29.0

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EVELYN CARR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3404 West 168th St
Torrance, CA
Public | KG-5
432 21.6

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FERN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1314 Fern Ave
Torrance, CA
Public | KG-5
511 23.2

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HICKORY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2800 West 227th St
Torrance, CA
Public | KG-5
853 24.4

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HOWARD WOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2250 West 235th St
Torrance, CA
Public | KG-5
373 22.6

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J. H. HULL MIDDLE SCHOOL
2080 West 231st St
Torrance, CA
Public | 6-8
583 24.3

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JEFFERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
21717 Talisman St
Torrance, CA
Public | 6-8
611 26.0

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JOHN ADAMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2121 238th St
Torrance, CA
Public | KG-5
412 20.4

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JOSEPH ARNOLD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4100 227th St
Torrance, CA
Public | KG-5
605 22.4

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LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2418 West 166th St
Torrance, CA
Public | KG-5
445 23.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
MADRONA MIDDLE SCHOOL
21364 Madrona Ave
Torrance, CA
Public | 6-8
757 28.6

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NORTH HIGH SCHOOL
3620 West 182nd St
Torrance, CA
Public | 9-12
2,229 27.9

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PHILIP MAGRUDER MIDDLE SCHOOL
4100 West 185th St
Torrance, CA
Public | 6-8
741 28.5

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RIVIERA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
365 Paseo De Arena
Torrance, CA
Public | KG-5
706 23.9

4 out of 5
1 Review
SEASIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4651 Sharynne Ln
Torrance, CA
Public | KG-5
675 23.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
SHERY (KURT T.) HIGH (CONTINUATION) SCHOOL
2600 Vine St
Torrance, CA
Public | 9-12
184 20.1

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SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL
4801 Pacific Coast Hwy
Torrance, CA
Public | 9-12
2,234 25.2

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TORRANCE COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOL
2291 West Washington Ave
Torrance, CA
Public | 7-12
21 10.5

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TORRANCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2125 Lincoln Ave
Torrance, CA
Public | KG-5
508 19.2

5 out of 5
1 Review
TORRANCE HIGH SCHOOL
2200 Carson St
Torrance, CA
Public | 9-12
2,180 28.4

2 out of 5
1 Review
TOWERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5600 Towers St
Torrance, CA
Public | KG-5
552 25.1

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VICTOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4820 Spencer St
Torrance, CA
Public | KG-5
1,005 22.8

4 out of 5
1 Review
WALTERIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
24456 Madison St
Torrance, CA
Public | KG-5
654 22.6

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WEST HIGH SCHOOL
20401 Victor St
Torrance, CA
Public | 9-12
2,076 26.6

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YUKON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
17815 Yukon Ave
Torrance, CA
Public | KG-5
346 19.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
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